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The Obama-Xi State Visit: Any Room for Human Rights?

  • Wed, 09/23/2015 - 12:13

The agenda is packed, but human rights issues are likely to get short shrift.

Pro-democracy protesters wear cages and cardboards written the name of jailed Chinese dissidents as they march to Government office during the China's National Day in Hong Kong Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung

Chinese dissidents deserve U.S. support

  • Tue, 09/22/2015 - 21:07

Events in China have garnered significant media attention in recent months. From wildly fluctuating markets, which have directly affected American businesses and families, to unprecedented cyberattacks on government networks, which compromised the personal data of millions of Americans - China is in the news.

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National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice's As Prepared Remarks on the U.S.-China Relationship at George Washington University

  • Tue, 09/22/2015 - 15:39

Good morning everyone. Thank you, President Knapp, for that kind introduction, and thank you to everyone at GW for hosting me.

China held a large military parade to mark 70 years since their defeat of Japan and the end of World War Two.

China won’t win friends by flexing its muscles

  • Wed, 09/16/2015 - 19:51

China showed in its Sept. 3 military parade that it wants to be viewed not just as an economic power but as a major military and diplomatic player as well. And, while it trumpeted its desire for peace, the display of its military prowess is bound to spur concern in other capitals.

In this Aug. 17, 2015 file photo, police investigate the scene at the Erawan Shrine after an explosion in Bangkok. Thailand's national police chief said Tuesday, Sept. 15 that authorities are now certain that last month's deadly bombing at the shrine was related to the trafficking of Uighur Muslims from China to Turkey. (Mark Baker/AP)

Thailand bomb blast puts spotlight on China crackdown on Uighurs

  • Wed, 09/16/2015 - 19:46

When Thai authorities this week linked the trafficking of Chinese Muslims with the deadly bomb blast at a Bangkok temple, they placed the horrific attack squarely inside a much larger issue facing China, which has witnessed mounting hostility among its minority Uighur people.

Understanding China’s Eurasian Pivot

  • Thu, 09/10/2015 - 18:48

The “One Belt, One Road” strategy provides a guide to the future of China in Eurasia.

Afghanistani President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a signing ceremony at the Great Hall of the People, Beijing, China, Oct. 28, 2014 (AP photo by Andy Wong).

China’s Economic Slowdown Won’t Derail Diplomatic Outreach in Central Asia

  • Wed, 09/09/2015 - 19:21

At the end of July, following reports of Taliban chief Mullah Omar’s death, peace talks between Afghanistan and the Taliban to be held in China were canceled, striking a serious blow to China’s diplomatic efforts in Afghanistan.

Americans’ Concerns about China: Economics, Cyberattacks, Human Rights Top the List

  • Wed, 09/09/2015 - 19:19

Republicans Especially Likely to See Threats from China

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Bangkok Bombing Spotlights Uyghur Woes in Southeast Asia

  • Fri, 08/28/2015 - 18:51

Uyghurs have become a thorny issue for Thailand and other Southeast Asian nations in their relations with China.

How Xinjiang Has Transformed China’s Counterterrorism Policies

  • Wed, 08/26/2015 - 21:02

"The Xi Jinping administration has sought to transform Xinjiang; but has Xinjiang transformed China instead?"